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Shavelson, Melville 1917-2007

Overview
Works: 194 works in 450 publications in 5 languages and 11,780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Comedy films  Musical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  War films  Western films  Romance films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Actor, fmd, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog, Film editor, Composer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Melville Shavelson
 
Most widely held works by Melville Shavelson
Don't shoot, it's only me : Bob Hope's comedy history of the United States by Bob Hope( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope's story of being there with the jokes at every vital point during the last half century of America's history
Yours, mine & ours( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again, and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity
Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

44 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her
On Moonlight Bay( Visual )

13 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about a family that moves to a small town in Indiana, where their tomboy daughter begins a romance with the neighbor across the street
Cast a giant shadow( Visual )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes
The five pennies by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-biographical story of jazz coronet player Loring "Red" Nichols and his band, The five pennies
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
A new kind of love( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam buys (and steals) fashionable dress designs for a New York department store. When the store sends her to Paris for fashion week, she meets a newspaper columnist who takes no interest in her until she pretends to be the worldly call girl, "Mimi."
I'll see you in my dreams by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife Grace Le Boy from the day he walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback
The seven little Foys( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy based on the life of vaudevillian Eddie Foy. When Eddie's wife dies, leaving him with seven children, he puts the kids into the act and takes the show on the road
The princess and the pirate( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17th century entertainer exiled from England and shipped to America falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates
The great lover by Alexander Hall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freddie Hunter, a reporter ... is chaperoning a troop of scouts aboard an exotic ocean liner. However, Freddie would rather pay more attention to Duchess Alexandria than his scouts. But Freddie has more to be concerned with than his scouts and the Duchess -- a homicidal gambler looking to frame him for his murderous deeds."--Container
How to make a Jewish movie by Melville Shavelson( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble along the way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability
April in Paris by David Butler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The State Department wants Ethel Barrymore to represent the American theater at an arts exposition in Paris, but a beleaguered bureaucrat mistakenly mails Miss Barrymore's invitation to Miss Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson. She's a very blonde, very brassy chorus girl, who proves to be dynamite on the New York to Paris ocean crossing
On the double by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid American soldier bears a striking resemblance to a famous British Colonel. The Military Intelligence decides to use the poor chap as a pawn and recruit the naive soldier to impersonate the legendary Colonel, who's highly targeted by the Nazi assassins
The great Houdinis : a vaudeville by Melville Shavelson( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artists and models: Two artist buddies who "collaborate" on a horror/adventure comic book series (one by having vivid dreams and talking in his sleep, while the other writes everything down) become zannily tangled up with a bevy of leggy models and anxious Russian spies
Room for one more( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anne and "Poppy" Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home - and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation"--IMDb
 
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Yours, mine and ours
Alternative Names
Melville Shavelson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Melville Shavelson amerykański producent, scenarzysta i reżyser telewizyjny, oraz filmowy

Melville Shavelson regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Melville Shavelson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Shavelson, Mel 1917-

Shavelson, Mel 1917-2007

Shavelson, Melville

Мелвилл Шэвелсон

מלוויל שבלסון

ملویل شاولسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

샤벨슨, 멜빌 1917-2007

メルヴィル・シェイヴルソン

梅尔韦尔·沙维尔森

梅維爾·夏華森

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Yours, mine and oursCast a giant shadowThe five penniesA new kind of loveThe princess and the pirateApril in Paris